Double Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,570
Reviews:
1,401
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
8.88%
 
 
Wants:
532
Gots:
1,806
For Trade:
32
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Ratings: 7,570 |  Reviews: 1,401
Photo of azretan
4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LADaveBN
4.67/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottling date less than one week. Beautiful one finger head sitting on an auburn base. Nose is pine, resin, hints of citrus. Taste is citrusy with a great balance with the malt backing. Finish is fairly dry. Med/light carb lends a chewy feel. Hides the booze better than most, IMO. One of the consistently best DIPAs available year-round. No wonder I keep going back. Love that FW added the 12oz 4-pack format.

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Photo of 2beersaday-stronglikebull
4.46/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jtnord
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of gonzo000
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful orange color - amazing smell - wow! Sweet hops on the nose are outstanding. Taste is dry hopped honey flavor and feel is great, but a bit of alcohol on the finish. Outstanding beer that I will revisit.

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Photo of justjonas
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tang07
4.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of ralphcatron
4.68/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of PaulWaters
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of browntrout
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HunterSBeerson
4.82/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of HopBomb515
4.06/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I'm gonna review this against my better judgement because, ultimately I don't think it will impact anything. I got it as a gift and noticed that it's a little over a year old at this point. Truthfully, we don't get this fresh by us any way. If I find a fresher version I'll update.

Nice deep orange glow with a thick fluffy white head and nice thick lacing. Muted tropical and orange aromas and a sweet malty and slightly boozy backbone. Taste follows, and this is where I think the age hurts it, sweet malty body all the way through with some muted orange citrus and tropical flavors through the middle with a bitter finish. Medium body, smooth carbonation and a sticky feel. Overall this is good, Good enough I'm gonna look for it fresher to see if it's great.

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Photo of tgates
3.93/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fogindex
3.7/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.44/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ryanmextorf
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrs3994243
4.1/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Josh012012
4.4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IrishBarrister
4.59/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scstroud827
3.71/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I like this beer nice taste for a ipa.

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Photo of chandy-bing
4.67/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kogutmic
4.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Yancey82
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boomer4ES
4.58/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jbbailey
4.13/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,570 ratings.
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